Jendouba-Ambush against National Guard patrol: interim Interior Minister dispatched to the scene
Prime Minister Youssef Chahed instructed interim Minister of the Interior Ghazi Jeribi and the Commander of the National Guard to visit Ain Soltane locality (Jendouba governorate), where 6 National Guards were killed in an ambush against a Border Guard patrol.
The interim Interior Minister and the National Guard Commander will travel to the region to take stock of the situation, Prime Ministry source told TAP.
According to an official report from the Ministry of the Interior, six National Guards were martyred in an ambush against a Border Guard patrol in Ain Soltane (Jendouba governorate) that took place around 11:45 on Sunday. A mine exploded during the passage of the patrol.
Security sources in the Jendouba region told TAP that nine National Guards in the Mobile Operations Centre in Ghardimaou died in a tense ambush by a group of terrorists on Sunday. El Feija National Park in the town of Esraya, near Ain Soltane.